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“beautiful mosaics!”

Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Ranked #3 of 254 things to do in Saint Louis
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Owner description: The Mother Church of the Archdiocese of Saint Louis, the superstructure of the Cathedral was built between 1907 and 1914. The Cathedral's 100th Anniversary is being celebrated in 2014. It is known for its' beautiful interior mosaics, which took nearly 80 years to create using more than 41 million pieces of glass tesserae. The Cathedral is known for having one of the largest mosaic collections in the Western Hemisphere.
Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“beautiful mosaics!”
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Lovely side trip. We stopped in on our trip to St Louis and were completely amazed at the gorgeous mosaics.

Visited May 2014
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Columbia, Missouri
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“Stunning”
Reviewed 31 May 2014

This incredibly beautiful building is worth a visit or two.
The mosaics are beautifully installed throughout the architectural masterpiece and the gold sparkles in every room. Take a tour for deeper insight into the structure and you will not be disappointed.

Visited May 2014
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Angels Camp, California
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“Beautiful”
Reviewed 31 May 2014

A must see in the St. Louis area. The mosaics and art work are outstanding. The staff we encountered were very helpful and knowledgeable.

Visited May 2014
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Naples, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“A Church for All”
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Saturday at 5 PM Sundays 8 am, 10:30 Noon and 5 PM are the Hours of Masses. after the Noon Mass there are often guided tours. During the week the Church is open visitors and daily mass at 7 & 8 in the morning and 12:15 in the afternoon. Check in the gift shop (to the west in the front vestibule) for organized tours

Visited May 2014
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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“Stunningly beautiful”
Reviewed 29 May 2014

This is a not to be missed attraction if you are visiting St. Louis or if entertaining friends and family from out-of-town. The breadth and artistry of the mosaic in this cathedral are second to none. It is one of those places that with every step you will think "Wow! This is beautiful" and then 10 steps later you will be thinking "This space is even more stunning" and on and on. It is impossible to choose which space within this cathedral is more beautiful. Bring your smart phone or camera and be ready to take lots of photos!

Visited November 2013
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